Zayo Extends Dark Fiber Network into Continuum Data Centers’ New West Chicago Facility
West Chicago, IL, USA–March 26, 2014–Chicago colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba Continuum Data Centers (“CDC”) announces that global Bandwidth Infrastructure provider Zayo Group, LLC, (“Zayo”), has extended its network into CDC’s 603 Discovery Dr. West data center in Chicago’s western suburbs. The two companies also have executed a joint marketing and partnership agreement.
Zayo will offer low-latency connectivity from the suburban 603 Discovery Dr. West facility to key locations such as 2905 Diehl Dr. (Aurora) and 350 E. Cermak (Chicago), which offer connectivity to the downtown businesses such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Its Chicago dark fiber network will enable the data center access to Zayo’s full suite of services, including wavelengths, Ethernet, IP services and SONET services.
“Extending Zayo’s fiber network into CDC’s Tier III, SSAE 16, HIPAA, and PCI compliant facility in West Chicago provides a direct link between our asset and other Zayo on-net facilities,” says Eli D. Scher, CEO of Continuum Data Centers. “CDC strongly believes in aligning with industry leading partners to provide the highest service level to our growing customer base. The partnership with Zayo supports this part of our operating philosophy.”
“The Zayo network is specifically engineered to deliver fast, dedicated, secure connectivity to critical business locations,” says Zach Nebergall, vice president of Dark Fiber at Zayo Group. “By expanding our network into Continuum’s West Chicago facility, we are helping CDC’s customers to meet bandwidth demand driven by financial and content services companies in the region.”
The facility will be completed in late summer 2014.
Continuum Data Centers (“CDC”) is a multi-tenant data center operator in the western Chicago suburbs. The team at CDC has been at the forefront of the Chicago suburban colocation market for over 10 years, and has a track record of developing world class assets. The Company is currently re-developing to operate an 80,000 square foot, purpose-built, highly efficient Tier III+ facility in West Chicago, IL. CDC develops or seeks to own assets which are differentiated by their geographic location or other inherent traits. In doing so, the Company aims to consistently provide its customers with superior risk aversion profiles. CDC’s team has the experience and expertise to manage the needs of a diverse customer base, including trading and financial firms requiring high-density, efficient computation, as well as Enterprise and Fortune 1000 companies and retail customers requiring primary colocation. To learn more about Continuum, call 877-432-2656 or please visit .
About Zayo Group
Based in Boulder, Colo., Zayo Group provides comprehensive Bandwidth Infrastructure services in more than 300 markets throughout the U.S. and Europe. Zayo delivers a full suite of managed services and dark fiber products to wireline and wireless customers, data centers, Internet content providers, high-bandwidth enterprises, and government agencies across its robust 77,000 route mile network. The company also offers 27 carrier-neutral colocation facilities across the U.S. Please visit www.zayo.com for more information about Zayo and its fiber solutions.
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